CB&I Completes Shaw Group Acquisition

  CB&I Completes Shaw Group Acquisition

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THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- February 13, 2013

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of The
Shaw Group. CB&I and Shaw shareholders overwhelmingly approved the transaction
in December 2012.

“We are extremely pleased that the transaction to acquire Shaw is officially
complete and we thank the shareholders for their support,” said Philip K.
Asherman, President and CEO of CB&I. “With the close of the transaction, CB&I
is the most complete energy infrastructure focused company in the world.
Through our now 50,000 talented employees, we have the capabilities and the
expertise to provide our clients with a world of solutions, and a tremendous
strategic advantage in responding to the growing demand for energy
infrastructure around the globe.”

About CB&I

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) offers a world of solutions to our customers in the energy,
natural resources, environmental and infrastructure markets. Drawing upon more
than a century of experience and the expertise of approximately 50,000
employees worldwide, CB&I provides reliable solutions while maintaining a
relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality. For more
information visit www.CBI.com.

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